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Video games are an exciting and interdisciplinary field of study. Depending on your focus, your research may cover a variety of disciplines.
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Video Games

Video games are an exciting and interdisciplinary field of study. Depending on your focus, your research may cover a variety of disciplines.

If you are interested in game development, you may focus on Computer Science resources. If you are looking at video games in their cultural context you might use Communication or English resources. If you are looking at gaming as a teaching tool you might look at Education resources. 

      
     

    Finding Video Games @ your library

    To find video games in the catalog, you can search for ‘video games’ and then refine the search using the option ‘computer file’

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    The Art of Video Games

    • The Art of Video Games at the Smithsonian
      The Art of Video Games is one of the first exhibitions to explore the forty-year evolution of video games as an artistic medium, with a focus on striking visual effects and the creative use of new technologies.
     

    Guide Credit

    Thanks to Dave Carter of UM for creating this guide. I adapted it for UT Arlington based on this CC license

     

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